Our employees are our most valuable asset. Human Resources provides learning and development opportunities to support staff in excelling in their roles in support of Suffolk’s mission.

We encourage you to participate in the training programs that best fit your needs. Your comments about these and other potential training programs are welcome.

Orientations & Trainings

Here at Suffolk University, we believe in the importance of creating a safe and healthy environment for all of our employees. To this end, we provide trainings that will help us all be informed on topics vital to this mission. Completion of your courses is required for all employees of Suffolk. If you have difficulty logging in, please contact the Human Resources Office.

The titles of each of the modules of the trainings are:

  • Bridges: Building a Supportive Community
  • Harassment Prevention
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Managing Bias
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The trainings are highly interactive and engaging; based in research around the best practices for communicating and maintaining healthy relationships with your colleagues and students. As you complete your training, we invite you to reach out to the many referenced resources in order to join the larger discussion of these topics on our campus including the Suffolk policies.

Our New Staff Employee Orientation is a year-long experience beginning with the first day welcome followed by a half-day orientation within the first month of employment. Each month following and within the their first year new staff employees will be invited to a one hour meeting with a leader from areas across the community such as diversity, access & inclusion, information technology, campus police and security as well as others to learn more about each and how each contributes to the University.

New Staff Employee Orientation is designed to positively impact how our new employees acclimate to our community and accelerate their learning to become productive members of our teams more quickly.

Participation is by invitation only.

Suffolk’s New Manager Orientation is held six times per year for new employees in a manager role or current employees who have recently been appointed to a management role.

The New Manager Orientation is a program is a two half day sessions including an e-learning path covering information to set you up for success in your new role. We cover HR basics including performance management, policies and procedures, recruitment and legal requirements.

Participation is by invitation only

ITS offers technology learning opportunities for Suffolk University faculty and staff to aid in performing key job tasks. Applications include Microsoft Office, Qualtrics Survey Software, and more.

Technology Tools

Zoom Webinar Training - Recorded